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Parkinson’s protein test could lead to earlier diagnosis

A test of how sticky a protein molecule is could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests. Scientists said early work on a small number of samples proved very accurate. Sticky clumps of the molecule are found in the brain cells of people with Parkinson’s – and in those of some ... Read More »

Pakistani businessman treated for Parkinson’s at Apollo Hospital, Chennai

Doctors at the Apollo Specialty Hospital here today said they had successfully treated a Pakistani national who was suffering from Parkinson’s disease using the “Deep Brain Stimulation” (DBS) procedure. Mohammed Arif, 56, a businessman, was diagnosed with Parkinsonism in Pakistan in 2005 and, though he had undergone extensive treatment, his condition had deteriorated, resulting in severe difficulties in walking and ... Read More »